Master of Science in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship Online

Management Courses

MGMT 6351 Management and Organizational Behavior
Cr. 3. (3-0) Graduate standing required for enrollment
This course provides an overview of managerial functions with an emphasis on the study of individual, group and inter-group behaviors in organizations; focus will be contemporary management theories with an emphasis on practical applications.
MGMT 6352 Management Information Systems
Cr. 3. (3-0) Graduate standing and basic computer literacy required for enrollment
This course focuses on current (and future) information technology capabilities that can be leveraged for strategic and operational advantage, as well as the limitations and potential problems involved in the use of information technology.
MGMT 6353 Management of Diversity in Organizations
Cr. 3. (3-0) BUSI 6351 and MGMT 6351
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the necessary knowledge and skills in the areas of inter-personal, team-building, communication, mentoring, counseling, decision-making and problem solving, conflict management and negotiation; emphasis will be placed on managing a diverse work force and cross-functional teams with a focus on practical applications.
MGMT 6354 Leadership and Organizational Change
Cr. 3. (3-0) BUSI 6351 and MGMT 6351
This course examines the key role of the leader as a change agent in organizations. Students will be able to understand various models and theories of organizational change and the role of the leader in the diagnosis and implementation of change.
MGMT 6371 Contemporary Management Issues
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
Provides an understanding of the complex and dynamic nature of corporate environment in the current global economy in which business and its environment are not clearly separated. Includes discussion of emerging technologies, globalization, future trends, Learning Organization, recruiting and training the knowledge worker, Corporate Universities, mergers, acquisitions, Innovation Dilemma, Information Technology, and strategy transformation.
MGMT 6372 Organizational Theory and Development
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
Theoretical foundations and action strategies of organizational theory and development with emphasis on organizational analysis. Role of the general manager, problems and challenges of corporate managers in complex organizations, strategies in a turbulent environment.
MGMT 6373 Seminar in Behavioral Decision Making
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
Factors that affect individual judgment and decision making; effect of group dynamics on decision making; strategies for improving decision making.
MGMT 6375 Seminar in Employment Law
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
Exploring the legal environment that pervades the relationship between employers and employees; analysis of the nature and scope of internal rules, regulations, policies and procedures that should be implemented governing the workplace and the conduct of employers and employees; writing and implementing policies; complying with federal and state employment laws, rules, and regulations.
MGMT 6377 International Management
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
Theoretical and practical rationale for international business activities; delineation of macro-environmental factors and international institutions that affect global business; policy concerns raised by the dynamic international environment; political, legal, and cultural environment; implementation of global strategies for smaller companies and multinationals.
MGMT 6378 Seminar in E-Commerce
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
This course provides an advanced study of e-commerce as a new trend in doing business. A managerial perspective is adopted to show how online business is being conducted and managed, along with its opportunities, limitations, issues, and risks. Includes design and development of business-oriented Internet application using HTML-based tools.
MGMT 6387 Comparative Management
Cr. 3. (3-0) MGMT 6351
This course addresses the dilemmas and opportunities that managers face when interacting in international multi-cultural environments. The course focuses on increasing students’ effectiveness/ability to manage cross-cultural interactions, and in identifying, understanding, and managing the cultural components of organizational and business dynamics.

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